Here's a heartwarming and uplifting story about best friends taking on a substantial challenge: One friend pushing the other ,who is wheelchair-bound.
Here's an excerpt from The Huffington Post:
Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray, both 39 and living in Idaho, have been best friends since childhood, and have shared a host of happy memories together. When Skeesuck became ill with an autoimmune disease that required him to use a wheelchair, he was not deterred from making more memories with his best friend.
He approached Gray with the idea of hiking the mountainous 500-mile El Camino de Santiago -- or the Way of St. James -- trail in Spain. Gray gladly agreed, saying, "I'll push you." In July, the two completed their 35-day trek.
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